7 Meaningful Sylvia Plath Tattoos

7 Meaningful Sylvia Plath Tattoos

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Sylvia Plath is a figure of both tragedy and genius. A pioneer of the confessional poetry genre and posthumous Pulitzer Prize-winner, she lived to be only thirty-years-old. Plath’s raw depiction of her personal struggles continues to resonate with many who share her feelings. All readers carry the impact of writing that touches them, but these seven tattoos help people to keep Plath’s words especially close.   The Bell Jar (1963)   Image via popsugar.com   1. “I took a deep breath and listened to the old brag of my heart. I am, I am, I am.”   Image via loadtv.biz   2. I saw my life branching …

12 Awesome Literary Tattoos

12 Awesome Literary Tattoos

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It’s tattoo day! Celebrate by checking out these incredible tattoos inspired by literature.     Slaughterhouse-Five   Image Via Imgur     The Little Prince    Image Via Pintrest       Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy     Image Via Buzzfeed     The Lord of the Rings     Image Via Pintrest   The Lorax     Image Via Pintrest     The Wizard of Oz    Image Via Pintrest       Where The Wild Things Are    Image Via Rebloggy     Harry Potter     Image Via Pintrest     Peter Pan    Image Via Pintrest     …

Check Out These 9 Stunning J.R.R. Tolkien Inspired Tattoos

Check Out These 9 Stunning J.R.R. Tolkien Inspired Tattoos

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When it comes to fantasy books, we can all agree Tolkien’s works are some of the best. The love for this epic author and his wondrous, fantastical world of magic can still be seen and felt today. For example, musical artist Grimes recently got an amazing J.R.R. Tolkien tattoo and she took to Instagram to show it off.     j r r tokin ? A post shared by Grimezsz (@grimes) on Jul 8, 2018 at 7:09pm PDT Image Via Instagram   Sick, right? Check out these other stunning pieces of art based off of Tolkien’s works! Middle-earth love is …

12 Discreet Tattoos for the Devoted Bookworm

12 Discreet Tattoos for the Devoted Bookworm

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The only thing more frightening than a needle is a needle that’s full of permanent body ink. Tattoos aren’t for the fickle. That’s me. I still can’t make up my mind. Big or small, words or lyrics? I can’t even decide what to have for lunch.   Big tattoos are a huge commitment and now there seems to be more dainty and delicate tattoos on the rise. Something simple can go a long way, especially if your style and personality are more easygoing. Or perhaps you just want a small tattoo. Hey, that’s cool too. Here’s my list of discreet literary tattoos for …

Why I Got Kurt Vonnegut Tattooed on My Arm

Why I Got Kurt Vonnegut Tattooed on My Arm

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When I was twelve-years-old I read Slaughterhouse-Five for the first time. I was absolutely enthralled, I had never read anything like it. I didn’t know you could write like that. Conversationally, controversially, about real life and an infinite universe all in one. I’m not sure what made more of an impression on lil ol’ me: the voice or the real-world-but-slightly-suspicious atmosphere, but I was into it. Really into it.   So into it, that when I was twenty-years-old, Vonnegut’s signature and self portrait became a permanent part of me.   If I have a single regret about this tattoo, it’s that it’s impossible to …